Allen Parish Newsletter 21st October 2018

Allen Parish Newsletter

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mission Sunday

21st October, 2018

Fr. Willie Byrne P.P. ........................................................ (045) 860135

Fr. Brian Kavanagh C.C. .................................................. (087) 6162675

Parish Office....................................................................... (045) 450501

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Parish Website: www.allenparish.ie   Diocesan Website: www.kandle.ie

ANNUAL MASS
OF REMEMBRANCE
for all of our loved ones
who have died during the past year

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
ALLEN
Friday 2nd November 2018
At 7.30pm
Refreshments afterwards in Allen Hall

World Mission Sunday 2018
Every Church, every parish and YOU helping to change lives!

World Mission Sunday is celebrated in every church worldwide to help support the fearless work of missionaries overseas. It’s the one Sunday in the year that Pope Francis asks for your extra generosity so that faith, hope and love can be given to those who need it most.

 

ON WORLD MISSION SUNDAY, PLEASE CAN YOU PRAY A LITTLE STRONGER AND DIG A LITTLE DEEPER?

www.wmi.ie | Registered Charity Number: 2318

RESPONSORIAL PSALM
May your love be upon us, O Lord, as we place all our hope in you.

Weekday Masses 22nd – 26th October
Monday 22nd October
Allenwood – 9.30am

Tuesday 23rd October
Milltown – 9.30am

Wednesday 24th October
Robertstown – 10.30am

Thursday 25th October
Allen – 9.30am

Friday 26th October
Allenwood – 9.30am

SATURDAY 27th/SUNDAY 28thOCTOBER

Allenwood: Saturday 6.30pm
Christopher and Julia Farrell, Bluetown
Michael (Butch) Moore, Bluetown
Lay Reader: First Communion Programme
Eucharistic Minister: Mattie Dobbins

Milltown: Sunday 9.30am
Tom O’Reilly, Millview Estate
Lay Reader: First Communion Programme
Eucharistic Minister: Bridie Dunney

Allen: Sunday 10.30am
Mick Mills, Kilmeague
Elizabeth (Lizzie) Cross, Grangeclare and her husband Thomas (Tosh) Cross
Josie & Paddy O’sullivan, Mylerstown
Andrew Dunne jnr, Mylerstown (1st Anniv), his son Andrew and daughter Lisa Marie whose anniversary was 15th October
Bridget & Christopher Jacob and Elizabeth & James Brennan
James Mills, Rathernan
Theresa Dunney, Dunbyrne
Lay Reader: First Communion Programme
Eucharistic Ministers: Liz Jacob and Anita Hendy

Allenwood: Sunday 11.30am
Teddy Coyne, Allenwood
Margaret Dillion, Whitegate, Co. Clare
Lay Reader: First Communion Programme
Eucharistic Minister: Patricia Durkan

Next Sunday’s Readings
Jer 31:7-9. Ps 125, R/v 3. Heb 5:1-6. Mk 10:46-52. Lect I:817

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
In Milltown Church Tuesday mornings 10am - 10.30am and Thursday evenings 7pm - 8pm.
In Allen Church on Tuesday mornings 10am – 11am, Wednesday mornings 10am - 11am and Friday evenings 7pm - 8pm..
In Allenwood Church on Friday mornings after 9.30am Mass.

RESURREXIT
Adoration takes place every Monday (except Bank Holidays) 11am-3.30pm. All are very welcome.

BAPTISMS
The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated every two weeks.
Allen Saturday 10th November at 12 noon
Allenwood Sunday 25th November at12.15pm
Milltown Saturday 8th December at 12 noon
Allen Saturday 22nd December at 12 noon
Please contact the Parish Office at 045-450501 at least two weeks in advance.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

We are always here to help.

Contact Allen area St. Vincent de Paul confidential helpline number 085 2095220.

MISSION SUNDAY COLLECTION
The Mission Sunday Collection will be taken up at all masses this weekend. Please use the pink envelope in your weekly envelope box.

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ANNIVERSARY
“Those whom we love and lose are no longer where they were before, they are now wherever we are. (St. John Chrysostom)

Please pray for:
Thomas Cross, Drumsru House.
May he rest in peace.

ALLEN LOTTO
(G.A.A CLUBS & PARISH)
15th October 2018

2 6 11 12

SEVEN Match 3 Winners
€36 each
Joe Jacob, Allenwood;
Bridie Dunney, Milltown;
Connie Dunne, c/o Noel Dunne;
Breda McKenna, Lowtown;
Becky Swords, Oaklawns, Kilmeague;
Seamus Brereton, Allenwood;
P.J. Carew, c/o Allenwood P.O.
NO JACKPOT WINNER
NEXT WEEK’S JACKPOT €3,400

KRAKOW AND CZESTOCHOWA
Visiting the Shrine of the Divine Mercy
Including visits to Krakow, Lagiewniki the shrine of the Divine Mercy & Wadowice to see St. John-Paul’s house. 1 – 6 April 2019. 6 day escorted group Pilgrimage.
Spiritual Director – Fr. Brian Kavanagh.
Cost €959 per person sharing.
Contact Carmel Kelly at 087 2533718.

GDPR
The recent introduction of GDPR regulations requires the implementation of more safeguards around personal data.
In line with Kildare & Leighlin Diocese GDPR regulations it will now be necessary for an application form (F0001-1) to be completed when applying for a copy of Baptismal, Confirmation and Marriage church certificates.

ALLEN KNITTING & CROCHET GROUP continues every Tuesday from 10am to 12 noon.
BAPTISMAL MINISTERS – MEETING
A short meeting for all Baptismal ministers will take place in the Parochial House on Thursday next, 25th October at 8pm.

PARKING AT THE CHURCH
For health and safety reasons we would ask that all parishioners take care when parking before Mass. Please also be careful of pedestrians who walk to Mass or from their cars to the church. Please ensure that you do not obstruct access to other cars in case one needs to be moved in the event of an emergency.

LULLYMORE CEMETERY
Rosary will be recited on Sunday 11th November at 2pm. All are very welcome.

The Miscarriage Association of Ireland will hold its ANNUAL SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE on Sunday 11th November 2018 at 3pm in St Teresa's Church, Donore Avenue, off South Circular Road, Dublin 8.
All parents, siblings, grandparents & anyone else affected by the loss of a baby are very welcome to attend, regardless of whether the loss was recent or long ago.

COME & SEE!
23 & 24 November
No Ordinary Life: Exploring Priesthood
Mount St. Annes – Cost €30
From Fri 23rd November at 6pm to Sat 24th November at 4pm.
Price includes accommodation and meals.
For further information please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or your local priest.

ALLENWOOD CELTIC A.F.C & DAY CARE CENTRE LOTTO

13 21 28 30

NO match 3 winners
3 x €50 prizes
Shane Herbert c/o Bar
Shauna O’Shea c/o Joan
Richard & Joan
Next week’s Jackpot €4,300

BALLYTEAGUE GFC
All roads lead to Hotel Keadeen on Saturday 3rd November as Ballyteague host their gala dinner dance celebrating a hugely successful year on and off the field. League winners, Leinster and All Ireland success, all trophies will be on display on the night. Tickets are still available but don’t leave it too late, contact Marie Jacob, Ray Melia, Ann Kenna, Lisa Walsh, Christina Mullaney, Leslie Thorpe and Lisa Geraghty as soon as possible. Music on the night by the brilliant ‘After Dark’. Join us for what will be the biggest social event of the year.
Well done to underage teams who played this week. Underage training every Tuesday and Friday night at 7.00pm. Make sure all children have gumshields with them.
U10 league Fixtures: 21th October Green team have a bye this week.
All weather pitch available for bookings. Contact Marie Jacob 086 2258002.

ROBERTSTOWN GFC
Under 17 B Championship: Newtown Gael vs. Raheens on Saturday at 3 p.m.
Astro- Turf Pitch is available to all Clubs and Groups and for Children's Birthday Parties. For bookings contact Tara Moran 085/7317697.
Parish Lotto: Tickets at € 1.50 each available from our many Promoters and from the Shops and Post Office in Robertstown. Monday's Jackpot € 3,500.
Bonus Ball: This is run in Mullaney's and for a stake of €2 you could win €48 .
Congratulations to Sandra McNamee on her great success in the Winning Streak, National Lottery Show on Saturday last. We were all delighted with her win.
Canalside Fitness Gym: The Gym is kitted out with very high spec. equipment and our members are very pleased with the surroundings and level of comfort and equipment. Membership is available to Club Members for €110 per annum . More details from Peter Hogarty 085/7858673.

HALLOWEEN DISCO hosted by Scoil Mhuire Allenwood Parents Association.
For Pre School and Primary School Children. October 26th 7pm - 9pm. Allenwood GAA Hall. €5 per Child - €10 per Family. Bake Sale and Tuck Shop. Parents/Guardians must remain on the Premises.

ALLENWOOD GFC
Underage: Training continues every Friday 7pm-8pm.
Couch to 5km: Allenwood Couch to 5k continues on Monday and Wednesday nights 7.15pm.
Bookings: Please note for all bookings of the Hall or bar this year contact Emma Cunningham 087-7379773.
Bingo every Wednesday 8.30pm in Allenwood GAA hall. €1800 in prize money.
Bonus ball: Get your bonus ball from Jemma McCabe at a cost of €2.00 with a chance to win €50.00. Winner this week was Mary Johnson c/o Bingo.
Clothing collection: Our clothing collection continues you can drop off your unwanted clothing at Allenwood GFC Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 12.30pm. Please note we accept cuddly toys also.

• This year The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s Memory Ribbon National Collection Day will take place on Thursday 22nd November and we are seeking your help! We need volunteers to sell our Memory Ribbons pins in villages and towns across Ireland. Every donation you collect will go directly towards funding vital services based in the heart of local communities in every county in Ireland.

7 No Trump Club Welcome all grades of Bridge players to play in Sarsfield Football Club Friday night at 745 pm.
For more details contact 0862600395 or 0867712345

SOCIAL DANCING in aid of Almas & Sr. Muriels Home for the Poor every Thursday night at Newbridge Town Football Club, Station Road, Newbridge. Music next week by “Quicksteps” Adm €8. Time 9.30pm sharp.

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